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Maharashtra Tops India’s Sexual Harassment Complaints List

Maharashtra State became top on the list with 82 Sexual Harassment complaints.

The Uttar Pradesh and Delhi came in 2nd and 3rd spots with 65 and 50 sexual harassments complaints respectively.

Maharashtra Tops The List Of India’s Sexual Harassment Complaints 
Maharashtra Tops The List Of India’s Sexual Harassment Complaints

India’s Women and Child Development Ministry has developed an online complaint Management system titled Sexual Harassment electronic–Box (SHe-Box) for registering complaints related to sexual harassment at workplace by women, including government and private employees.

Once a complaint is submitted to the SHe-Box portal, it directly reaches to the concerned authority having jurisdiction to take action in the matter.

According to Women and Child Development Ministry’s statement released on 29th November, a total number of 203 cases have been disposed off so far which includes cases under Central Government, State Government and Private Sector.

The SHe-Box portal has been developed with the objective to facilitate the registration of complaints related to sexual harassment of women at workplace.

According to the data, the Maharashtra State became top on the list with 82 sexual harassment complaints.

The Uttar Pradesh and Delhi came in 2nd and 3rd spots with 65 and 50 sexual harassments complaints respectively.

The details of number of sexual harassment complaints received from private/ public entities through SHe-Box in States/UTs since 2017 are as under:

Sl. No. State Total complaints
1 Andaman & Nicobar Islands 0
2 Andhra Pradesh 18
3 Arunachal Pradesh 2
4 Assam 3
5 Bihar 20
6 Chandigarh 2
7 Chhattisgarh 7
8 Dadra & Naga Haveli 0
9 Daman & Diu 0
10 Delhi 50
11 Goa 0
12 Gujarat 21
13 Haryana 29
14 Himachal Pradesh 3
15 Jammu & Kashmir 5
16 Jharkhand 2
17 Karnataka 34
18 Kerala 11
19 Lakshadweep 0
20 Madhya Pradesh 30
21 Maharashtra 82
22 Manipur 0
23 Meghalaya 1
24 Mizoram 0
25 Nagaland 0
26 Odisha 5
27 Puducherry 3
28 Punjab 9
29 Rajasthan 23
30 Sikkim 0
31 Tamil Nadu 48
32 Telangana 20
33 Tripura 1
34 Uttar Pradesh 65
35 Uttarakhand 6
36 West Bengal 13
Total 513